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Defence Equipment Act 1937

Authoritative Version
  • - C1937A00030
  • No longer in force
Act No. 30 of 1937 as made
An Act to amend the Defence Equipment Act 1928.
Date of Assent 16 Sep 1937
Date of repeal 31 Dec 1950
Repealed by Statute Law Revision Act 1950




No. 30 of 1937.

An Act to amend the Defence Equipment Act 1928.

[Assented to 16th September, 1937.]


BE it enacted by the King’s Most Excellent Majesty, the Senate, and the House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Australia, for the purpose of appropriating the grant originated in the House of Representatives, as follows:—

Short title and citation.

1.—(1.)  This Act may be cited as the Defence Equipment Act 1937.

(2.)  The Defence Equipment Act 1928* is in this Act referred to as the Principal Act.

(3.)  The Principal Act, as amended by this Act, may be cited as the Defence Equipment Act 19281937.

2.   After section five of the Principal Act the following section is inserted:—

Payment from Defence Equipment Trust Account.

“5a.  Notwithstanding the provisions of section four of the Defence Equipment Act 1934, there shall be paid to the credit of the Civil Aviation Trust Account, out of the moneys standing to the credit of the Defence Equipment Trust Account, the sum of Two hundred thousand pounds.”.


Payments from Civil Aviation Trust Account.

3.   Section six of the Principal Act is amended by adding at the end thereof the following words:—

“,and for buildings, works and sites (including shore bases and marine facilities), radio, aeronautical and direction finding equipment and control and auxiliary launches in connexion with the scheme known as the Empire Air Mail Scheme.”.